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Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Despite its location in Mariner's Cove, this hostel was quiet. Admittedly it is supposed to be winter here and guest numbers were low, as was the number of people patronising the night spots in the vicinity. Staff knowledgeable and very friendly. Bus stop right at the door and the hostel also runs several free services into Surfers Paradise a daily....

Thank Uncle_Gweilo
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I was looking for somewhere affordable, clean, comfortable and more relaxed than rowdy. I have stayed in Surfers Paradise hostels in previous visits and found that the ones close to the night clubs then to be very busy and guests come and go at all hours. This trip i was looking to do some more fun daytime activities so a...

Thank Peter W
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2015

This is a great hostel in the centre of Mariners Cove Marina, we loved the location as we were close to shops/pub/restaurants and within walking distance of sea world. Although it is about a 30 minute walk to the centre of surfers paradise, the YHA do offer a shuttle bus which runs around 4 times a day, which we used...

Thank Beach33332
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay with these guys. the staff were incredible, so friendly, couldn't do enough for me. location was awesome, right by the beach and the broadwater where all of the water sports action takes place. Jet boating, Surfing, scuba diving, all right there. they have a shuttle bus that goes into Surfers Paradise every day. nice and clean,...

Thank mrsJekx
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I booked the Surfer's Paradise YHA as I have had great experiences at other YHAs in Australia, but I actually ended up changing hostels after one night here. The staff were pleasant but not particularly friendly. Other YHAs I have stayed in had a better welcome and feeling about them. You have to pay a deposit for your key here...

Thank Lucy C
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2015

My friend and I stayed in a female 6 bed dorm which was very dark, dingy and far too hot. There was only one tiny window and two rubbish office fans in the room, which were useless, we hardly slept because of this and the mattress cover and the sheets weren't very appealing either. We really appreciated the free shuttle...

Thank KatieDev92
YHA_Hostels, Guest Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach, responded to this review

Dear Katie, Thank you for your review of our hostel, I am of course disappointed to hear of your negative experience while staying Surfers Paradise YHA. Next time you visit any YHA please make sure you let someone know during your stay if there are any issues, so we have a chance to try and fix these to make your...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

A nice hostel - clean room & bathrooms and good facilities. Kitchen and common area spacious and well kept - good TV with movies and games. Room was spacious but could do with more light. Location is good for the beach but a little far out from the town. The free shuttle buses are useful for getting around in the...

Thank toni3279
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Two steps away from the beach, this place is great to relax after the city (in my case Brisbane). It's off season yet the weather is fantastic, the hostel is half empty, I have a 4 bed dorm to myself, what else can I ask for? The rooms are quite outdated but roomy. They have massive windows which is weird...

Thank Sarah K
Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 13 April 2015

The room was spacious, but had a weird smell. The common areas were ok. Smoking was not allowed in the hostels area, only outside, what is very good. Although it's located only a few steps from the beach, the location is not very good because it's quite far from the center, if you don't have a car.

Thank Felipe H
YHA_Hostels, Guest Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach, responded to this review

Dear Felipe, Thanks very much for reviewing your recent stay with us at YHA. We are sorry to hear the hostel did not meet some of your expectations. We do pride ourselves on providing clean, quality budget accommodation and I apologise sincerely that your room was not up to standard. I can assure you that we do have strict cleaning...

North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2015

I had such a good time in this hostel! it was defiantly the staff that made it most enjoyable, the accommodation was basic but had everything we needed. it was clean tidy and close to everything I wanted to do. all up im glad I chose to stay at YHA :)

Thank samantha j

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is something for every backpacker at Surfers Paradise YHA hostel; white sandy beaches, 24 hour shopping, theme parks (Seaworld down the road) and national parks, adrenalin kicks on the ground, in the air and underwater, city sights and rainforest hinterland. Surfers Paradise is all about action, excitement and adventure! The YHA Travel desk at reception offers a wide range of activities and tours. There is also a free Wifi Hot Spot (Wifi Plus also available). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach

Address: Mariners Cove, 70 Seaworld Drive, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: ₹ 1,635 - ₹ 4,382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Rooms towards the mariners cove are the best”
 of 5 bubbles sayforall, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“As far away from the common area as possible.”
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“Try to get a room with as few people as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles AydinS_11, 16 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Bring you own lock if you take a share room!”
 of 5 bubbles joela56, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Choose a private room... avoid the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Boersch, 21 Aug 2012 | Read review
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